Celebrate Christmas in July

Tuck into a traditional Christmas meal, make a wreath or visit some Christmas themed markets this July...
12 Jul 2023
Discover Ipswich, Staff Writer

If you love Christmas but are sad that it’s only once a year, then Christmas in July festivities are for you!  There’s restaurants offering baked Christmas meals, workshops and markets to get you into the spirit!

Christmas in July wreath workshop

Wreath making workshop at The Soul Nook Collective

Celebrate Christmas in July with a beautiful wreath making workshop on Saturday July 15.

Catch up with friends whilst you have fun creating a wreath and enjoying a glass of wine and cheese platter.  The two hour workshop is being held on the beautiful grounds of The Soul Nook Collective.

All the necessary materials are supplied to help you create a wreath that will remain beautiful for years to come. You will have a selection of dried and fresh materials to create your wreath.  Book here by 5pm Thursday July 13.

Markets at Marburg

Christmas Carnival

Enjoy Christmas in July markets at the Marburg Showgrounds on Saturday July 22 from 8am-2pm.  There will be lots of stalls featuring unique handcrafted and locally made gifts, food, drinks, a bar and live entertainment.

There will also be a Christmas cooking competition, a best-decorated market stall competition, kids colouring-in competition, and a visit from Santa at 1:30pm.

Two-course lunch at Brothers Leagues Club

Christmas decoration on wood

On Tuesday July 25, a two-course Christmas in July-themed lunch is being held at Brothers Leagues Club Ipswich.  The lunch will be held from 11am-2pm and features live entertainment by Fortunato.

There will be fun and prizes and tickets cost $25 per person.  Book at reception or phone 3817 2999.

Charity Lunch at Club Services Ipswich

Christmas in July lunch at CSI

A Christmas in July Luncheon is being held at Club Services Ipswich on Wednesday July 26 from 11.30am – 2pm.

Tickets are $29.90pp and include a two course lunch, a visit from Santa, entertainment, a guest speaker, lucky door prizes and raffles.

Proceeds from raffles will go to Hannah’s House Ipswich.  Call the club on 3812 3366 to purchase tickets or click through to the booking link.

Christmas themed trivia night

Sage hero

Mark July 29 in your calendar for a special Christmas in July trivia night at Sage Cafe.  At night after closing for the day the cafe turns into an event space hosting sell-out trivia nights.

There will be a special dinner menu for the night as well as licensed bar available.

There will be three rounds with three lots of prizes and a best dressed kids competition with Toy World vouchers to win.

It is recommended to book early, all bookings can be texted through to the cafe on 0447 099 531.

Christmas dinner at Ipswich Jets

Christmas in July dinner at Jets Leagues Club.

Book in for a two course dinner or lunch to celebrate Christmas during the month of July at Jets Leagues Club.  Enjoy stuffed turkey with cranberry sauce and maple glazed ham served with seasonal and roasted root vegetables for your main course.  And for dessert choose from Christmas pudding with custard and ice cream, or pavlova.

The price is $30 for members.  Bookings are essential.

Discover Ipswich Staff Writer
Rocky the Rock Wallaby is a Sagittarius who lives at the Ipswich Nature Centre and often contributes to Discover Ipswich in his spare time. When he's not busy showing tourists around, blogging or hanging out with his cute and fluffy mates at the Nature Centre, he likes to hit the gym for a leg session, graze on quinoa salad and ponder the possibilities of the universe.

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